Selected Works

Selected Works

Use the links below to learn more about selected works of author William Styron.

Checklist of Writings
A list of Styron’s writings presented bibliographically.

Havanas in Camelot
Several months before the onset of his final illness, William Styron began to assemble materials for a collection of his personal essays.

Letters to My Father
Between 1943 and 1953, William Styron wrote a remarkable series of letters to his father.

My Generation: Collected Nonfiction
This collection includes all of the individual pieces of writing from Styron’s previous two volumes of nonfiction—This Quiet Dust and Havanas in Camelot—together with more than thirty previously uncollected or unpublished pieces of writing.

Selected Letters of William Styron
This volume, edited by Rose Styron and R. Blakeslee Gilpin, presents a generous selection of the author’s letters, covering nearly the entirety of his life and literary career.

The Suicide Run
This collection, published in 2009 by Random House, brings together five narratives by William Styron based on his experiences in the U. S. Marine Corps during the Second World War and the Korean War.